7th Circ. Sends Product Liability Cases To Argentina

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld two lower court decisions that found Argentinean plaintiffs’ product liability actions filed in the United States against Bayer Corp. and Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire LLC and others were brought in the wrong forum and should proceed in Argentina.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Friday affirmed the dismissal of an Argentinean citizen’s class action against Bayer and others from an Illinois court and the dismissal of an Argentinean citizen’s wrongful death suit against Bridgestone/Firestone North American...
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